The legacy of Syracuse University alumnus Charles Vert Willie G’57, H’92 will forever be tied to that of his friend Martin Luther King Jr., making Willie’s passing a week before MLK Day 2022 especially poignant. Willie, who died on Jan….
Current Students Celebrate Orange Pride During Orange Central
Orange Central at Syracuse University is not your ordinary homecoming. Homecoming, reunion and so much more, Orange Central is also a time for current students to celebrate their Orange pride and form lasting connections to the University. Current students are invited to join in the celebrations and activities, which are held from Tuesday, Oct. 16, to Saturday, Oct. 20.
The annual Slice of Orange Days return on Tuesday, Oct. 16, and Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Schine Student Center Atrium. Students are invited to swing by the atrium to enjoy the games, prizes, food and photobooth. If they answer a trivia question, students will win a free Orange Central t-shirt and other giveaways while supplies last. Homecoming Court will be announced during Slice of Orange Days on Tuesday.
From Fright Night at the Fair to a free tie dye night, students have many opportunities to celebrate their Orange pride throughout the week. Below are events students can look forward to:
- Wednesday, Oct. 17, 8 p.m., Traditions Commission’s Trivia Night, Schine 304s
- Thursday, Oct. 18, 8 p.m., DanceWorks Presents: Art is Invincible, Goldstein Auditorium
- Friday, Oct. 19, 8 p.m., Traditions Commission’s second annual Tie Dye Night Free tie-dye night sponsored by the Traditions Commission, Schine Underground
- Friday, Oct. 19, 10:30 p.m., Fright Night at the Fair, Presented by Orange After Dark.
The celebrations conclude on Saturday with the Syracuse University football game versus North Carolina, as well as the University Union and Traditions Commission presentation of “Queer Eye’s” Antoni Porowski.